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noun tenor pronunciation in American English /ˈtenər/
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singulartenor
pluraltenors
  1. 1
    [uncountable] music the middle and higher range of musical notes written for men to sing

    Eric sings tenor.

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  2. 3
    [singular] the feeling, mood, or main message that you get from a book, person, situation, etc.
    tenor of:

    I think the tenor of the discussions has been pretty positive.

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